Keyword: Jefferson County
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Fentanyl bill passes first test as overdoses skyrocket in the North Metro area

A bill that raises penalties for possession and distribution of fentanyl passed Colorado’s Judiciary Committee on April 13.  After more than 11 hours of testimony on April 12, the bill … more

Criminalizing drug addiction doesn't decrease overdoses, experts say

As a bill moves through Colorado’s legislature to tighten penalaites on the possession and distribution of fentanyl, experts note the complexities and hardships of addiction.  Coreen … more

Postmaster arrested on internet sex charges

Postmaster Chad Miller, 45, was arrested on sex charges March 31 at the Elizabeth Post Office by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office after his online interactions with an investigator posing as a 13-year-old girl, a news release said. more

Congressional District 8 Candidate Joshua Jered Rodriguez taken into custody by authorities

A tumultuous week for Congressional District 8 Candidate Joshua Jered Rodriguez has concluded with his booking in the Jefferson County Jail. Arvada Police Department Public Information Officer Dave Snelling Confirmed that Rodriguez was booked before 7 a.m. on Feb. 17.  more

Election Results 2021: Jefferson County - school board, Arvada, Golden, Lakewood, Westminster, Wheat Ridge

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 results page for Jefferson County. Below, you can find links to the races and ballot measures that matter to you, brought to you by the … more

Election 2021: Jefferson County Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Dever area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the … more

Columbine survivor: 'Not a single one of us walked out the same'

Twenty years. Twenty years since the day hell opened beneath Columbine High School. Since students streamed out of the south Jefferson County school, their hands over their heads, fleeing two … more

Annual homeless count tallies an elusive population

On a balmy January night this year, 5,116 people were counted as being homeless in the Denver metro area. In Jefferson County, 394 homeless individuals were counted. The annual Point in Time (PIT) survey is conducted on a January night across … more
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